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The 28th Independent Spirit Awards announced its nominees on November 27, 2012.[1] The winners were announced on February 23, 2013 during an awards ceremony hosted by Andy Samberg.[2]

28th Independent Spirit Awards
DateFebruary 23, 2013
Hosted byAndy Samberg
Best FilmSilver Linings Playbook
Most awardsSilver Linings Playbook (4)
Most nominationsSilver Linings Playbook (5)


Winners and nomineesEdit

David O. Russell, Best Director & Best Screenplay winner
John Hawkes, Best Male Lead winner
Jennifer Lawrence, Best Female Lead winner
Matthew McConaughey, Best Supporting Male winner
Helen Hunt, Best Supporting Female winner
Best Feature Best Director
Silver Linings Playbook David O. RussellSilver Linings Playbook
Best Male Lead Best Female Lead
John HawkesThe Sessions Jennifer LawrenceSilver Linings Playbook
Best Supporting Male Best Supporting Female
Matthew McConaugheyMagic Mike Helen HuntThe Sessions
Best Screenplay Best First Screenplay
Silver Linings PlaybookDavid O. Russell Safety Not Guaranteed – Derek Connolly
Best First Feature Best Documentary Feature
The Perks of Being a Wallflower The Invisible War
Best Cinematography Best International Film
Beasts of the Southern Wild – Ben Richardson AmourAustria/France/Germany

Films with multiple nominations and awardsEdit

Films that received multiple nominations
Nominations Film
5 Silver Linings Playbook
4 Beasts of the Southern World
Keep the Lights On
Moonrise Kingdom
2 Bernie
End of Watch
Middle of Nowhere
Safety Not Guaranteed
Seven Psychopaths
Sound of My Voice
The Session
Films that won multiple awards
Awards Film
4 Silver Linings Playbook
2 The Session

Special awardsEdit

John Cassavetes AwardEdit

Middle of Nowhere

Truer Than Fiction AwardEdit

The Waiting Room

  • Leviathan
  • Only the Young

Producers AwardEdit

Mynette Louie

Someone to Watch AwardEdit

Adam Leon – Gimme the Loot

Robert Altman AwardEdit

Special Distinction AwardEdit


  1. ^ "'Silver Linings,' 'Moonrise Kingdom' Lead Spirit Award Nominations". indieWire. 2012-11-27. Retrieved 2012-11-27.
  2. ^ "Independent Spirit Awards 2013: Winners List". The Hollywood Reporter. 23 February 2013. Retrieved 23 February 2013.

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